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    Carolyn Griffiths

    2017-07-10T10:42:22Z

    Carolyn Griffiths has been elected as President of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers for 2017-18. The founding Chief Inspector of the UK’s Rail Accident Investigation Branch and currently a Non-Executive Director of Irish Rail, she succeeds Jon Hilton .

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    Jeffrey Rosen

    2017-07-06T10:00:14Z

    The US Senate has confirmed lawyer and former Amtrak board member Jeffrey Rosen as Deputy Secretary at the federal Department of Transportation.

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    Céline Sibert

    2017-07-03T08:28:15Z

    SNCF has appointed Céline Sibert as Security Director, succeeding Christian Lambert , while Henriette Chaubon replaces Bernard Cieutat as Mediator.

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    Aurizon restructuring

    2017-06-29T08:33:09Z

    Joining from Alinta Energy, Michael Riches takes over as Group Executive, Network, at Australian freight operator Aurizon with effect from July 1. He succeeds Alex Kummant who is stepping down after five years with the company. The change comes with the implementation of a new management structure announced ...

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    Airline veteran Richard Anderson to head Amtrak

    2017-06-27T11:26:59Z

    USA: National passenger operator Amtrak named Richard Anderson as its next President & Chief Executive on June 26. The former CEO of Delta and Northwest Airlines will take up the post on July 12, acting as co-CEO with incumbent Wick Moorman until December 31. Moorman had joined Amtrak in September ...

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    Oscar Vazquez

    2017-06-14T11:17:54Z

    Oscar Vazquez has been named Country Managing Director for Bombardier Transportation in Spain. Retaining his role as Project Portfolio Head for Continental Europe & Metro Applications, he replaces Álvaro Rengifo who will continue in an advisory role.

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    Dr Joaquin Arambula

    2017-06-13T12:49:25Z

    Dr Joaquin Arambula has been appointed to the California High-Speed Rail Authority Board of Directors as an ex-officio member, while CEO Jeff Morales stepped down on June 2.

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    Patrick Jeantet

    2017-06-12T13:09:38Z

    SNCF Réseau President Patrick Jeantet has been elected as President of French railway industry association Fer de France, succeeding Egis Group President Nicolas Jachiet .

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    Françoise Bertrand

    2017-06-09T08:07:55Z

    Canadian Minister of Transport Marc Garneau has appointed Françoise Bertrand as Chair of the Board of Directors at VIA Rail Canada for a five-year term.

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    Ulrich Bouly

    2017-06-06T11:06:37Z

    International high speed operator Thalys has appointed former Captrain Belgium Managing Director Ulrich Bouly as Chief Operations Officer, while Bruno Dierickx becomes Chief Marketing & Commercial Officer.

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    From RATP to minister

    2017-05-26T16:07:52Z

    RATP President Elisabeth Borne has been appointed as Transport Minister in the new French government formed by President Emmanuel Macron. Replacing Alain Vidalies , she will be part of the Environment ministry headed by ecologist Nicolas Hulot . Borne succeeded Pierre Mongin at RATP in 2015, after ...

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    David Tonkin

    2017-05-24T08:41:10Z

    Former Atkins CEO David Tonkin has succeeded Siemens Mobility UK Managing Director Gordon Wakeford as Chairman of the UK’s Railway Industry Association.

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    David Knowles

    2017-05-17T14:13:13Z

    David Knowles becomes Managing Director of Swedish freight operator Hector Rail. Formerly Chief Operating Officer at GB Railfreight, he remains on the GBRf board as a Non-Executive Director.

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    Bernadette Kelly

    2017-05-10T09:53:48Z

    Bernadette Kelly has been appointed Permanent Secretary at the UK’s Department for Transport. Formerly Director General, Rail Group, at DfT, she succeeds Philip Rutnam who is now Permanent Secretary at the Home Office.

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    Renato Gallo

    2017-05-04T14:06:44Z

    Renato Gallo was confirmed as Chief Financial Officer of Ansaldo STS on March 28; he had previously served as Deputy Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice-President, Management & Statutory Reporting.

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    Saeed Mohammadzadeh

    2017-04-28T15:25:52Z

    Dr Saeed Mohammadzadeh has replaced Mohsen Pourseyed Aghaei as President of Iranian national railway holding group RAI. He also serves as Vice-Minister for Road & Urban Development and as a Professor at the Railways Faculty of the national Science & Industry University in Tehran.

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    Nick Easy

    2017-04-06T08:48:09Z

    Former Port of Melbourne CEO Nick Easy has been appointed Chief Executive of Queensland Rail, in succession to Acting CEO Neil Scales .

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    Eglė Radvilė

    2017-04-04T15:17:36Z

    Lithuanian national railway LG has appointed Eglė Radvilė to head up its IT Centre, while Linas Baužys becomes Deputy General Director.

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    Isaac Martín-Barbero

    2017-03-31T08:15:01Z

    Isaac Martín-Barbero has succeeded Jesús Silva as President of Spanish state-owned engineering consultancy Ineco.

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    Joanna Whittington

    2017-03-29T08:23:14Z

    Joanna Whittington has been confirmed as CEO of the UK’s Office of Rail & Road. Formerly Director of Railway Markets & Economics at ORR, she had been acting as Interim CEO since January 2016.